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AHC30116 Certificate III in Agriculture

National ID: AHC30116 State ID: BCW6
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A career in agriculture is not only a job but a unique way of life, away from bustling cities and towns.

The Certificate III in Agriculture enables individuals to select a livestock production, cropping or livestock context as a job focus or, in the case of mixed farming enterprises, both cropping and livestock.

Industry expects individuals with this qualification to perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

This course is not campus based but delivered upon request to a closed group on rural properties across the Kimberley and Pilbara regions. Please contact us for more information.

Throughout the course, students will learn how to:

  • Work safely in an agricultural environment 
  • Install and maintain fencing 
  • Work with horses 
  • Care for livestock 
  • Operate basic machinery 
  • you are employed or seeking employment in a range of agricultural or similar activities including pastoral, cropping, mixed farming, conservation and land management and local shires.
Free in 2023

This course will be FREE from 1 January 2023. The tuition fees are 100 per cent subsidised by the WA State Government. Please note, some resource fees may apply. 

Some eligibility conditions apply for the free training, and other fees may apply for some courses. Please see the FAQs on our Skills Ready page for further information.

Not all units and study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus.

Core

National ID Unit title
AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes
AHCWRK309 Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

Elective

National ID Unit title
AHCBAC302 Establish pastures and crops for livestock production
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases
AHCINF301 Implement property improvement, construction and repair
AHCINF302 Plan and construct an electric fence
AHCINF303 Plan and construct conventional fencing
AHCLSK301 Administer medication to livestock
AHCLSK305 Maintain livestock water supplies
AHCLSK308 Identify and draft livestock
AHCLSK309 Implement animal health control programs
AHCLSK311 Implement feeding plans for livestock
AHCLSK331 Comply with industry animal welfare requirements
AHCMOM202 Operate tractors
AHCMOM302 Perform machinery maintenance

This qualification prepares you for roles such as: 

  • Farm or station hand 
  • Farm or station worker 
  • Livestock transport driver. 

Job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook (opens in a new tab) or Jobs and Skills WA(opens in a new tab)

 

Tuition fee*

Resource fee

Total fee

General

Tuition FREE

$150.70

$150.70

Concession

Tuition FREE

$150.70

$150.70

 

Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2023
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • For more information regarding eligibility and fees, please visit DTWD website 

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

Delivery locations and study options

Details
Duration 6 months
When Date: 2023
Where Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Kununurra Campus
Wyndham Campus
Details
When Date: 2023
Where Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Kununurra Campus
Wyndham Campus

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